Privacy Policy

FoodDrinkEurope Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

FoodDrinkEurope, is an international association registered under Belgian law. Its mission is to represent the interests of the food and drink industry at European and international level. FoodDrinkEurope provides this information site to keep our members and other visitors informed about our activities and achievements within the Confederation.

FoodDrinkEurope is committed to protecting the privacy of all personal information obtained from you during visits to FoodDrinkEurope websites. Our aim is to safeguard the security and privacy of your personal information whilst providing a personalised service that keeps you up-to-date with legal issues and services that meet your individual preferences and needs. By using the FoodDrinkEurope websites, you indicate your consent to the collection and use of such information in accordance with the following Privacy Policy.

Application information

In order to register for any of our website services or any other service featured on our websites, you will be asked to provide certain relevant personal information that we need to process your application request.

In addition to using your information to confirm your identity and maintain your account, we may use the information to provide you with information about other services available from FoodDrinkEurope that may interest you and to contact you by e-mail or telephone. Sometimes we may contact you for research purposes relating to our websites or services. By using our websites, you signify your agreement to these terms and conditions and privacy policy.

Information gathered via any registration process on FoodDrinkEurope sites is for our purposes only. It will not be disclosed by us to any other organisation, individual or entity without your consent. Your personal information is retained by FoodDrinkEurope for the period of time that you are registered to one of our services. All of FoodDrinkEurope's websites are linked to trackers and the information gained is used to track usage patterns and to aid strategic development.

In accordance with the Belgian law of 8 December 1992 on the protection of privacy as regards the processing of personal data, you enjoy a right of access and redress as regards data provided to FoodDrinkEurope. Moreover, FoodDrinkEurope undertakes to only use this data to inform you about our recent activities or events.


The information or photographs contained in FoodDrinkEurope’s sites can be freely used provided that you indicate the origin of our information and refer to our (c) FoodDrinkEurope – All rights reserved.

The commercial use of this information and/or the photographs posted on our sites is strictly forbidden.

If you are not sure about using the contents of the FoodDrinkEurope site, please send your request to our chief editor listed below.


FoodDrinkEurope reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to all or part of any of our websites, with or without notice.


We employ appropriate technical security measures to protect your personal information and ensure that it is not accessed by unauthorised persons.

Information storage is on secure computers in a locked information centre and information is encrypted wherever possible. Our security procedures also provide that we may request proof of identification before we will release personal information to you. We undergo periodic reviews of our security policies and procedures to ensure that FoodDrinkEurope systems are secure and protected.

This site may contain links to third party websites. FoodDrinkEurope assumes no responsibility for the contents of sites other than those that belong to the domain nor can FoodDrinkEurope be held responsible for consequences arising from your use of these other sites.

The information posted on FoodDrinkEurope’s site is checked and updated on a regular basis. However, FoodDrinkEurope cannot be held responsible for any direct or indirect errors or possible damages which may arise from your access to, or use of, this site, or any damage or virus, which may affect your computer or other I.T. equipment. In more general terms, FoodDrinkEurope gives no explicit or implied guarantees regarding all or part of this site.

Contents of the website

FoodDrinkEurope pays a great deal of attention to the accuracy of the data published on its sites.

Should you nevertheless find any errors or incorrect information on one of our pages or if the contact details change for one of the associations or organisations listed on our site, we would be very grateful if you could inform our chief editor (by e mail or post).

Contacting FoodDrinkEurope

Avenue des Nerviens 9-31- 1040 Brussels
Tel : +32 2 514 11 11
Fax : +32 2 511 29 05
Enterprise Nr 0 419460266